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H.R. 2465: Steve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the removal of the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices.

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Sponsor and status

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

May 16, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Oct 4, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 4, 2017.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2465 will add $12 million in new spending through 2027.

History

May 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 20, 2017
 
Considered by Health

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Sep 13, 2017
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Oct 4, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 18, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Signed by the President

H.R. 2465 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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